How tall is Thomas F. Wilson

Thomas F. Wilson's Height

6ft 2 ½ (189.2 cm)

American actor, best known for playing Biff in the Back to the Future films. In 1989 articles, he was described as having a "bulky 6-feet-2 inch frame", although his drama teacher called him a big guy at "6 foot 3 and 210 pounds" whilst in High School. He also claimed 6'3 on Twitter.

How tall is Tom Wilson
5ft 8 Rob and Thomas @ LFCC 2017
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Average Guess (67 Votes)
6ft 2.62in (189.5cm)
5'7 and a fraction said on 17/Sep/23
Regardless of the hair, he still clearly looking at least 6'2 with Rob there.
Jordan87 said on 5/Apr/23
Don't let his hair fool you, albeit he still has a nice head of hair there.

He's about 6'1.5" with Rob at age 58 there. In His prime maybe 6'2"
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 12/Feb/23
Kutcher is slouching in that photo.
spainmen192-3cm said on 9/Feb/23
Rob, who do you think is taller here, Thomas or Kutcher? Who do you think will measure taller?

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Editor Rob
Might well be Thomas who has slight edge there.
Matt6'4.5 said on 11/Dec/22
He looked very imposing against Michael J Fox in “Back to the Future”, although Fox is on the shorter side. In those movies Wilson was around 25, and presumably at his peak. Would you think he’d hit 6’3 back then?
Andrey200 said on 18/Nov/22
With Rob he certainly looks this listing, so I'm actually quite sure he was taller at peak.
Andrey200 said on 18/Nov/22
Anyone have photos of him and Christopher Lloyd in the Back to the Future days? In recent photos with Lloyd he looks 189 range, so could he look 190.5 range back then?
Majestic Butterfly said on 14/Sep/22
solid 6.5 difference
Andrey200 said on 6/Sep/22
6’2 ⅝ peak. 189.5 sounds good for a guess. Did he hit 190 at a low? Perhaps.
Jake: 1.84 m - 1.85 m said on 31/Aug/22
Easy 189 cm in cult classic click 'April Fools Day'. Had the imposing presence of someone in that 6ft 2- 6ft 3 region. Probably around 190.5cm - 191 cm out of bed.
avrjoe said on 14/Jul/22

Why have you not got a peak height for Wilson? When you met him he was older and probably lost a little no? In BTTF he looks easy 6'3
Editor Rob
He may have lost 1/4 inch at that point, if I think somebody has lost say 1/2 to 3/4 I will try to add peak/current
Hyper said on 8/Jul/22
@ Ian Momoshiki

Bo isn’t raising his eye-level at all. His neck is definitely not straight as the picture presents.
Ian Momoshiki said on 6/Jul/22
strong 6'2, maybe still 188,5 at worst these days

@Hyper @Rampage yeah Bo Burnham is really huge, tho it isn't often that he's pushing his eye level upwards hence he get a much much taller impresssion, tho i agree if Bo got 6'5,5-6'5,75 range, he sometimes look 6'6 tho
Black Noir said on 29/May/22
Does he have a 26 cm head Rob?
Editor Rob
A decent chance of 25-6cm
Jolapizza said on 2/May/22
I think he could've been a weak 6'3 peak height since he's still over 6'2 now and that he might have lost a small fraction. (My guess is for his peak height)
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 20/Sep/21
Tom is still at least 6ft2
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 20/Sep/21
Hyper, Wilson at peak could have been that but nowadays he’s looking closer to 6ft2 flat. Bo is definitely not less than 6ft5½, probably nearer 6ft6
Hyper said on 4/Sep/21
Thomas F. Wilson: 6’2 5/8”.

Bo Burnham: 6’5 5/8” or 6’5.5”-6’5.75”

Again, people will disagree with me, a lot, but this is what I see, based on how the two appeared in ‘Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous.’
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 25/Aug/21
Rob, what you have him at currently would be the lowest I'd argue peak, up to 6ft2¾. I'm reluctant to give him the full 6ft3 although he could pull it off...kind of like Ted Danson and Jeff Daniels, close to 6ft3 but maybe just missed it.
Andrea said on 24/Aug/21
Claims 6'3 here: Click Here
Editor Rob
Good spot, I will mention that and give you a sookie award.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 22/Aug/21
Rob, maybe 6ft2¾ peak and 6ft2¼ today?
Editor Rob
At the time I met him he still looked a big 6ft 2 and change guy at least...I mean if he had lost a fraction of height at that stage then you could say 6ft 2.75 is arguable peak for him...
Black Noir said on 8/Jul/21
Hi rob, how big is his head? And is this picture with you a correct representation of him standing properly? He looks 186 cm
Editor Rob
I think it's a reasonable representation of how tall he looks in person, a big 6ft 2
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 12/May/21
That mark for Bo is likely
Hyper said on 10/May/21
@Rampage I do believe Tom is still 6'2" range.

I do think 6'5 3/4" is arguable for Bo. However, many people will disagree with me and that's perfectly fine. Junior suspected the same thing, before I did.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 10/May/21
Hyper, I see more than 3in between there but could Bo actually be almost 6ft6?

I think Tom is still 6ft2 range
Hyper said on 9/May/21

Agreed. I think the only time he wasn’t imposing is when Bo Burnham was with Thomas. Like here, for example. — Click Here

Other than that, this guy is quite tall.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 6/May/21
JamesFreakingBond said on 14/Apr/21
For some reason, he never looked the full 6'2 in the BTTF films. Maybe a flat 6'2 back then, but I just never saw him as a solid 6'2, weak 6'3 guy. Here he looks 6'1.5-6'2.

Seriously?! he looked massive in those movies...I would have said there he pulled off 6ft3 rather convincingly. 6ft2½ minimum though looking closer to 6ft2 flat
Hyper said on 29/Apr/21
He looks a strong 6'2", but Bo Burnham really towered him easily, in 'Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous.'
JamesFreakingBond said on 14/Apr/21
For some reason, he never looked the full 6'2 in the BTTF films. Maybe a flat 6'2 back then, but I just never saw him as a solid 6'2, weak 6'3 guy. Here he looks 6'1.5-6'2.
Willis Christian Macaraig said on 26/Feb/21
6'2 1/2"(189 cm) sounds right for his height because I am actually half an inch taller than Biff and if Biff starts bullying a kid or a teen I would say to him "Hey Biff, why don't you pick someone your own size". Because I am actually 6'3"(191 cm) because my doctor Alexis and the secretary measured my height and they found out and knew that my height is 6'3"(191 cm) without shoes, so now they know that my height is 6'3"(191 cm) without shoes.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 1/Feb/21
About a centimetre lost I think

Peak: 189.5cm
Today: 188.3cm

Looked gigantic in Back To The Future
Slim 6'1" said on 19/Jan/21
189.5 peak
Probably 187.5-188 current
RJT said on 13/Jan/21
Unless some height is missing like in Salmon case, he's 6'2 flat imo.
Hyper said on 29/Dec/20

I could be wrong but are you just below his eye level?

If so or not, if you were comparing yourself and Bo with Thomas, do you think Bo would only be an inch smaller than someone like Daniel Cudmore? Say using this reference. — Click Here
Editor Rob
in this photo his eyelevel will be a bit longer than average, maybe with slight tilt towards camera it could be a bit over 5 inches (normally it would be less)
J2Frenzy said on 12/Nov/20
@RJT it varies. I’m probably the same height as you (189 last time I measured) and my cousin who’s 5’9 in his shoes (5’7.5 without) is up to my cheekbones. As you can see Thomas’s cheekbones are Rob’s height and Rob is a solid 5’8. This puts Thomas at a weak 6’2
RJT said on 26/Sep/20
Really 6'2.5" Rob?

His chin is barely at 5'4 which is 163cm so that must mean his head is over 10" around 10.5"? My chin is comfortably 5'5 and even my head length is 9.5/8" top.

Eyebrow also is under 5ft 10, while mine is slightly above it at 5'10 1/8 or 5ft 10.25" depending on the day and I'm 6'2.5". Nosetip is well under 5ft 8 and my nosetip is comfortably at 5'8.5" at my tallest, nosetril is 5'8 bang on.

Does that mean even though we're both 6'2.5" guys I can give taller impression and will look taller in photo if photographed together? Please reply Rob I genuinely want to know.
Editor Rob
I think he has a fairly big head size in person...but up close hes a big 6ft 2 range guy.
Slim 6'1" said on 7/Aug/20
189.5 max
Chris Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 26/Jun/20

You're funny. We can relate 6'2 current Thomas is quite alot taller than 6'0.5" Trump.
sloppykissesfromgrandma said on 25/May/20
Thomas F. Wilson is taller than Donald trump
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 20/May/20
Trump looks near 6ft1 next to Charles

Wilson would've edged Trump, both at peak
Chris Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 1/May/20
6'2 1/2 peak is still believable. I doubted he is still 6'2 1/2. More like 6'2 now. Bo Burnham look to have him about 4".
Eric W. Tam said on 17/Jan/20
If he claims 1.89 m then he is honest! Most would just round up to 1.91 m (6'3).
thomas Hill said on 12/Dec/19
who is taller Donald trump or Thomas F. Wilson
Editor Rob
My vote goes to Thomas Wilson, although Trump is still actually looking over 6ft flat with folk...maybe he's been doing some pilates and preventing shrinkage while in office. I never realised he is 2 years older than Prince Charles
Dream said on 12/Nov/19

Rob's too much of a great height guesser to say he's under 6'2".

Also, Thomas is further away from the camera, there.
Chris Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 7/Nov/19
Click Here Looking at this photo in 1990 with his wife i don't even think he make it over 6'2. Seem legit 6'2. Maybe his hair is misleading Rob to think he still hold 6'2 1/2 chances he never lost anything yet. Click Here doesn't look to lost anything in this picture few years back. Still looking 6'2 but bulky. He had a 6'0-6'1 frame if nobody standing right next to him. Those hair up i'll buy him 6'3.
Chris Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 3/Sep/19
@Dream That is what i still think of it when Bo Burnham stand right next to him.
Dream said on 13/Aug/19

I agree. Routh looks taller. Bo Burnham even looked 6'6" with Thomas, to tell you the truth.
Chris Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 4/Aug/19
That is no he is still 6'2 1/2 tall as Brandon Routh. Probably his hair style fool Rob that he could still be 6'2 1/2. Truth is that he is now closer to 6'2.
Christian 6'5 3/8" said on 8/Oct/18
6'2" next to Rob
Dream(5'9.5 said on 6/Oct/18
Actually, here's a much better view, Rob.

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0:19 - 0:20 seconds, how tall does Thomas F. Wilson and Bo Burnham look in your view?
Editor Rob
They are both in movement, but over 6ft 5 for sure.
Dream(5'9.5 said on 12/May/18
Rob, this would give you an idea of how tall Bo Burnham is with Thomas F. Wilson.

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I cannot believe Bo is wearing only converse sneakers and stands aloop while Thomas is standing with military posture. 😨😨😨😨
Editor Rob
Well as he's nearer the camera it's hard to tell actual difference.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 8/Apr/18
My thoughts precisely
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 29/Mar/18
Rob, maybe 6ft2 flat today?
Editor Rob
6ft 2-2.25 probably today, I don't think he really lost much height by age 57.
Jim Hopper said on 13/Feb/18
Legit 6-2 1/2. Prime 6-3
Jand7897 said on 13/Feb/18
Looks like me (measured exactly 6’ at the doctor’s) with my stepbrother (5’6-7). 6’2 is probably right on.
Dago red said on 31/Jan/18
I thought he was 6’4 at least in bttf. He is a funny stand up comic and a good guitar player too.
Psychedelic Earth 187 said on 26/Jan/18
For prime I’d give the 189.5(6’2 5/8) upgrade.
Terry said on 14/Jan/18
Wow! i thought maybe 6'0 for Biff Tannen, i was not expecting him 6'2.5 especially because Michael J Fox is quite short so Biff(Thomas F Wilson) would look really tall anyway if he was 6'0ft but 6'2? wow...I was way off.
Lorenzo 6'3 said on 8/Jan/18
To me he looks no more than a weak 6'2" and 1/2 in the pic.
Jann said on 6/Jan/18
6'2" to 6'2 1/2"
Psychedelic Earth 187 said on 30/Dec/17
Rob mate, do you remember this guy had a guest appearance in “freaks and geeks” and dwarfed most of the cast?
Editor Rob
yes I watched it, lot of big names early in their careers, he did look tall...still is.
The Shredder said on 18/Dec/17
6'1 range is way too low , He looks around 6'2 in Rob's photo and you can tell by his neck and hip that he isn't standing as tall as he could. He'd most likely appear a strong 6'2 in the photo if he stood better , but he is closer to the camera so subtract a little and you still get a guy at worst a 6'1.75 guy and most likely 6'2.

As for the Back to the Future heights , Yes LLoyd could have been between 6'0 and 6'1 and Glover more of a 5'9 to 5'10.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 17/Dec/17
Peak: 189.7cm
Today: 188.3cm
fisherman said on 17/Dec/17
Okay, now that I just saw BTTF2 this whole thing is much clearer to me. The key is Lloyd's height. Lloyd was never 6ft1 or whatever people think, he was NOT a full head taller than Fox. Similar actually to what it's been in later years, check out the pic on MJF's page (Fox hunching, Lloyd standing very straight and Fox still comes up OVER his chin). In the movie(s), Fox wore sneakers so any "shoe advantage" goes straight out the window.

It all makes sense when it's like this, and I mean in the 80's... Fox: 163-164 cm. Lloyd: 182-183 cm. Wilson: 185-186 cm. (no shoes, afternoon/evening heights.)

Wilson's obviously a BIG guy, but as for his height, almost 6'3" is a joke. He's not 3+ INCHES taller than Lloyd, he might be 3-4 CENTIMETERS taller.
berta said on 14/Dec/17
o dont think he is a flat 188 cm today he may have lost a fraction. maybe strong 189 guy peak and a weak one today?
Bugs said on 8/Dec/17
Rampage: 3 INCHES, no. Lloyd is an old man now, 80 or about to be, can't remember... and that's after the age when you REALLY start losing height. All of my relatives, my great uncle for example was considered TALL as a younger man and into his 60's at well over 180 cm (my other family members said they think he was taller than me). That uncle of mine was nothing close to "frail", he was a tough guy, served in the war when young and was a career officer for a while after that. That kind of persona I think sticks. I only ever really met him after he was already in his 70's, he must have had lost height (posture?) at that point. I was about 17, hadn't even reached my full height. I was 178-180 cm. But at that time I was as tall or taller than him. A bit later I noticed that wait a minute, it looks like I'm the tallest living man in the entire known (close) family, as my father began to age and lose height (spinal problem that was always there but he was never athletic enough to compensate for anything). I myself was measured at 183.5 cm when I was 21 or 22 (not sure now, some of my cousins are younger and might beat me :) ) . I feel like a king of the dwarves...

Actually I'd guess that Lloyd was never taller than 184, 185 but that's another topic. In any case it makes sense that he would be about 5'10.5-5'11" now.

Shredder: Yeah, that seems likely. Again since you can't see the shoes and the picture is shot from a low angle (btw it's also tilted), it's difficult to tell (I wrote on another page how me and a friend in a photo look EXACTLY the same height despite there being a measured, in socks, difference of 4-5 cm). I think your friend could be 5'11.5" to 6' flat, somewhere in that range.

Also again, look closely at the top of their heads, estimated in Wilson's case because of the combed up hair. If he really straightened up, he would be taller (so would anyone else by the way, who knows the posture of the other guys?), I think I already said that, but anything approaching 6'3 is HUGE. If there was a 3 inch difference, Shredder's friend AND Lloyd would be DWARFED. I'm still saying Wilson is in the 6'1" range , but if I ever meet him and notice that I need to turn my head up 45 degrees to look him in the eye I will concede something!
The Shredder said on 3/Dec/17
If Lloyd is 5'11 now than My friend can't be over 6'0.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 2/Dec/17
He could have near 3in on Christopher Lloyd...
Bugs said on 1/Dec/17
Shredder: Yeah, that pic is a great addition in any case. I'm fine with anyone thinking Wilson was 6'2+, it's not like this is a war. Like I said I know that one guy who's 6'3.25". I also know another guy who says he is 5'9.25" and I clear that guy easily (eyes attop of head easily). The taller guy clears ME by the same amount (btw I estimate him to be Conan O'Briens height). No direct/exact comparisons but I believe both of their heights since they are military measured. And the taller guy has trouble driving some cars where the seat doesn't go back far enough and his knees bang on the wheel...

Wilson clears 5'8" AND 6' flat easily, but that doesn't make him 6'2". That's just my estimate.
The Shredder said on 1/Dec/17
Bugs , 6'2.5 is most likely his peak , and as for the guy in middle that is a friend of mine who is a tall guy but I'm not 100 % sure what he is , so I posted that here for Rob and others to give an estimate.
Bugs said on 30/Nov/17
A quick add-up as I was just heading out, I've been up a full day and I still clear 185 in shoes (running shoes, I think the heel might be close to an inch). Also I forgot to mention that the trio pic there was shot from a low angle, even looking UP towards Lloyd and that does make a substantial difference.

And as always, I don't think anyone here is saying Wilson is "short" or "putting him down" (in that respect). I just personally think that, speaking in absolutes, a genuine, even flat 6 ft guy is tall. More so for 6'1. Even a little tiny bit more than that really, really, seriously DWARFS average-sized guys.
Bugs said on 30/Nov/17
Okay, based on that trio picture there, things seem slightly more mysterious. I am more 5'11.5 than anything more later in the day (almost exactly 6' in the morning) but with shoes I always easily clear 6 ft and even 6'1" with boots.
So if the guy in the middle is basically my height, how come Lloyd (listed the same!) looks clearly shorter there? Also, in THAT picture, you can CLEARLY see Wilson dropping a bit to fit in the frame.
Just the other night, I met two friends, one 6'2 flat and one 6'3.5". Honestly the difference between myself and the 6'2 guy is not really noticeable at all. It's almost eye to eye and you can't really tell unless you stand next to a mirror or something. The 6'3+ guy on the other hand is completely different, I basically need to tiptoe or he needs to hunch down a lot if we want to hear each other in a noisy setting and such.

Anyway, in that trio pic I see maybe 1 cm between Lloyd and the middle guy but still not over 2 inches between middle and Wilson. I guess I could "upgrade" my estimate to 6'1.5". Keep in mind still that Wilson does have fairly long hair that is combed UP, whereas the other two... you can clearly see where the top of their head is. I definitely still don't think he's 6'2.5, that is too much.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 26/Nov/17
6ft2 flat today is a safer bet.
Jery said on 26/Nov/17
Nothing less than 6’2” today and peak was 6’3”
Canson said on 25/Nov/17
@The Shredder: smith would likely edge him by a tad. At least 1/2-1”
Anonymous said on 25/Nov/17
5.5 inches/ 14 cm difference!
5'8" Rob (173) + 14 cm = 187 cm/ 6'1.75".
Big guy, but 6'2.5" is not height (today) of T.F. Wilson.

Peak: 6'2.5"/ 189 cm.
Today: 6'1.75"/ 187 cm.
The Shredder said on 25/Nov/17
I agree , a can or a book might be best , but I have measurement people against a wall with just putting a pencil on top their heads.
miko said on 25/Nov/17
Wilson is a big set guy, he has Liam Neeson posture, with his head drooped forward and loses height in most photos.
Christian-6'5 3/8 said on 24/Nov/17
@The Shredder

For me, the best way to measure height is to use a long aerosol spray can, and the second best is to use a hardcover book. I don't advise measuring without an object like a can or a book, that's probably why you mismeasured your friend.
The Shredder said on 23/Nov/17
Christian , I measured him barefoot around 1 am after we went to the bar in town that I use to work at. It wasn't against the wall with a mark or anything flat on his head as it was just me holding the tape and I read the top of his head at almost 6'1 , but I now know that isn't the best way to measure somebody because I did the same with with another friend and read 5'8 flat , but he is shorter than Steven Yeun , turns out my 5'8 friend is just over 5'7. Heck , which is the main reason I thought Yeun was closer to 5'9 or minimum just under ... ( " Yeun taller than my 5'8 flat friend? He has to be close to 5'9 ? )

Back to my friend in the pic , He claims 6'1 and has said He was measured over 6'1 in shoes , He mostly wears normal 1 inch dress shoes. P.s> , He also met Will Smith and swears he is no bigger than him and he is a guy that doesn't even care about height.
grizz said on 23/Nov/17
I think your friend a little over 6 foot easily
Christian-6'5 3/8 said on 23/Nov/17
@The Shredder

We don't know what time of day if your friend measured that, nor do we know how thick his shoes was, so I can't say.
The Shredder said on 22/Nov/17
Rob , if you had to bet on my friend being 5'11.75 or 6'0.25 which would you go with? He claims that he was measured a little over 6'1 in shoes.
Editor Rob
more chance he'd measure slightly over than 5ft 11.75 but you never know.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 21/Nov/17
Lloyd looks to be holding his own in that photo
The Shredder said on 21/Nov/17
What would you guess my friend at? He did edge out a converse wearing Jamie Kennedy.
Editor Rob
he looks like he'd be around 6ft in that photo.
The Shredder said on 21/Nov/17
Rob , here ...

Click Here
Editor Rob
in person there is over 2 inches between Lloyd and Wilson, who in last 5 years has been heading towards 5ft 11.
The Shredder said on 21/Nov/17
Rob , where can I send you a pic of my friend with him? Or can I post it here and you block out his face? He is taller than LLoyd , but shorter than Wilson ... but I'm not 100 % sure on his height , but I say anywhere from 5'11.75 to a flat 6'1. I actually measured him barefoot at night at 6'0.75 ish , but it was a luke perry style measurement.
Editor Rob
post it here and I'll reupload with blank face.
Christian-6'5 3/8 said on 20/Nov/17
Rob, perhaps a downgrade to 6'2" today? He looks a weak 6'2" here and best case for him is flat 6'2"
Editor Rob
6ft 2.5 peak I think is fine, you could argue nearer 6ft 2 today of course, but still, I think he has to measure somewhere in 6ft 2 range even in late 50's.
Alex 6'3 said on 20/Nov/17
A good 188 cm, I don't think he's lost height, he's 58 years old.
Shredder said on 20/Nov/17
I can see how some would think he looks barely 6'2 here , but he doesn't look below a weak 6'2 here and he'd easily measure about 6'2. 6'1 or even 6'1.25 is cutting him short.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 20/Nov/17
He's probably around 188cm today if measured. Peak was no less than 189cm
bugs said on 19/Nov/17
Even tip of nose to top of head is very unlikely to be more than 5.5". As can be measured from the picture, and was mentioned below, Wilson's head length is the same as admin Rob's (Wilson is closer to the camera). If you look closely, neither is standing with a full posture. There simply isn't 6 inches or more between them.

BTW, I never actually suggested 6'1 flat, but rather 6'1.25". He looks big, yes, but 6'2 anything is purely overestimating the difference which always tends to happen with tall people.
Editor Rob
I think in person he looked taller than 6ft 1 men do, I wouldn't have thought 186cm being possible for him.
The Shredder said on 18/Nov/17
I have a friend that claims 6'1 who is taller than Lloyd by about an inch , but a good 1.5 shorter than Wilson.
fisherman said on 17/Nov/17
@Shredder I guess you could say 6'1 IS close to 6'2... it's all relative :)

But yeah. A good rule of thumb is that a FLAT 6 ft guy will have their eye level at 5'8", and it's rarely any more than 4-5 inches from the eyes to the top of the head (IGNORE HAIR!!!). 6'1 seems plausible. I looked at the pictures with Christopher Lloyd and it is indeed extremely unlikely that there would be 3 full inches between him and Wilson.
Shredder said on 16/Nov/17
Come on guys , 6'1? He looks close to 6'2 in the photo and isn't standing his best.
Bugsy said on 14/Nov/17
berta: yeah. Poor posture/things of that sort, I've had problems with that myself. I'm not that old but I personally have even "lost" height and got it BACK! Nothing extreme, but a noticeable amount. This year I have been about 0.5 cm taller than last year and I don't really know why. Probably some difference in physical exercise, but don't know what exactly.

Now that I look at that Wilson picture more closely, this is actually more like a great example of what I'd say is "around 6ft1". You can tell he's clearly taller than 6 ft, but not even close to 6'2". Look at this one and compare to the pic with Christopher Lloyd. 3" between Lloyd and Wilson? THREE? INCHES??? No way.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 14/Nov/17
Peak: 189-190cm
Today: 188cm
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 14/Nov/17
Ray Fisher looks taller w/h Rob
berta said on 13/Nov/17
i think you are right bugsy. on this site people can have peak height even before they turn 50 years old i dont hink people lose height that early but rather poorer posture. when they closing in on 60 years old thats when they start to loose alitte. around 70 years old the average is closer to 3.5 cm lost. i think most people have lost on average 0,5 cm when they are at this guys age.
Bugsy said on 12/Nov/17
Height loss at 58 years of age? Maybe some millimeters. I think I've told this story before but my grandfather was 5'9" at 20 y/o, measured in the military. Measured again at 64 years of age, he was STILL 5'9". He was not in shape anymore and his posture had always been awful through all those decades. He had developed a severe curve in his spine. But still, when he really straightened up for the measurement, he WAS still the same height. If there's no disorder, illness or smth noticeable height loss STARTS at 70 y/o, you can check this on the internet or with your doctor.

Thomas F. Wilson looks like he's in fine shape. 6 ft 1.25, depending a little on the shoes there. Big guy.
Jason said on 12/Nov/17
Looks more 6'2 than 6'2.5 imo.
Canson said on 11/Nov/17
Actually can look a low 6’1 tbh. He’s only about 5.5”above rob (because he has a large forehead) but not accounting for anything like posture. Can look 6’1.5-6’2
Junior said on 11/Nov/17
He should get a peak and current height. No way Thomas F. Wilson look same height as Brandon Routh, maybe peak.
Borats Chicken said on 11/Nov/17
his hair makes him look more 6'3 next to you rob
Christian-6'5 3/8 said on 11/Nov/17

I agree, he looks 6'1.75" honestly, especially with him standing a bit closer to the photographer than Rob is.
Editor Rob
there's really not much between Thomas and Ray Fisher in person, both seem 6ft 2ish range, not as tall as 6ft 3, but clearly taller than 6ft 1 men.
Jordan87 said on 9/Nov/17
If you compare him to Rob's Pic with Brandon Routh, he is around 3/4" Shorter. He could be around 6'1.75" now at age 60, which should yield a good 6'2.5" in his prime.

Big Fella he is. Maybe back in the day the 210 pounds was the case when he was in the early Back to the future moves, but he is much heavier than that now, yes around 250's, maybe 260's.
miko said on 9/Nov/17
6'2.5 next to Michael J Fox looked huge, he likely had over a full head on him.
Shredder said on 9/Nov/17
Editor Rob
it would be off as he's a bit closer the photographer so my head size is reduced.
Bobby said on 9/Nov/17
He was 6'2.5 peak height? I thought that was his current listing? Seeing Back to the Future more recently, I thought he looked too tall to be 6'2 only, and could look more 6'3 range. Christopher Lloyd also held up well with Thomas F. Wilson, looking to be almost the same height. I would venture to guess that Lloyd would have been even over 6'1 back in his 20s. Likely, by about half an inch.
MIncer said on 9/Nov/17
Rob, do you think it's possible he was closer to 6'3 back in the 80s?
Editor Rob
I think his peak is 6ft 2.5 range, that's what I had thought the last time I watched him in 80's and 90's tv/film.
Danimal said on 8/Nov/17
MIncer said on 7/Nov/17
Rob, how much would you say he weighs?

He's somewhere between 265-290 pounds today imo. BIG guy.
Danimal said on 8/Nov/17
Bobby said on 7/Nov/17
He hasn't lost any height, at all? How old is he now? He looks around his 40s, possibly 50s.

You do realize that google can tell you his age in less time than it takes for you to wait for someone else to do the research for you, right? He's almost 60 years old and yes, he's probably lost at least 3/4"-1". You can see it in his neck.
Danimal said on 8/Nov/17
Put a 1985 version of him next to Rob and he would come out to 6'3". What's crazy is that he looks like the old version of himself from 2015 from Back the Future II.
Vexacus said on 8/Nov/17
Def. He has to be at least 6'2 .
Anonymous said on 8/Nov/17
People say men lose height after 40,Thomas hasn't lost much height at all.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 8/Nov/17
I'd say 250lbs nowadays...In Back To The Future maybe 210lbs? He's trimmer but quite broad
spainmen192cm said on 8/Nov/17
Rob, so he looked more a flat 6ft2 than over it? Maybe a 6ft2 listing would be better?
Editor Rob
he might still measure 6ft 2 and a little fraction, I don't know if a half inch loss is certain for him.
Jordan87 said on 8/Nov/17
Could see right near 6'2" currently. Not sure if he Shrunk. PLayed a great aXXhole in the BTTF Movies. Seems like a nice guy in real life.
Jordan87 said on 8/Nov/17

Right now he would be around 250. Remember in his youth even he was a naturally large fella.
MIncer said on 7/Nov/17
Rob, how much would you say he weighs?
Editor Rob
couldn't give a good guess on his weight.
Shredder said on 7/Nov/17
He doesn't look like he's in his 40's , mid or late 50's , which he is.
Vibram said on 7/Nov/17
Looks around 6ft2.5 indeed. And yeah, he too reminds me of 1990's jocks that tormented me in college and university (his character Biff anyway).
Bobby said on 7/Nov/17
He hasn't lost any height, at all? How old is he now? He looks around his 40s, possibly 50s.
Editor Rob
I'd have guessed a possible fraction lost by late 50's, he still looked around 6ft 2.
Shredder said on 7/Nov/17
I wouldn't be shocked if he lost 0.5 at his age for his size
Nik said on 7/Nov/17
Yes, I am pretty confident that he is this height! He is possibly 6'2.75"!
Anonymous said on 6/Nov/17
Biff reminds me of so many school bullies i encountered in secondary school in the 1990s.
Slim 184 said on 6/Nov/17
PLEASE add “freaks and geeks” to description.
berta said on 6/Nov/17
taller than i excpected he really looks like abig guy. i thought he was a 188 cm guy from the back to the future movies but he can actually be/ been 189. but no taller wasnt he listed 6 foot 2 and 1/4 before?
Shredder said on 6/Nov/17
He is losing height in the pic as well , big guy as listed.
Johno said on 6/Nov/17
Did he do a Biff Tannen on you and get taller and taller as you both squared up because he looks pretty massive there.

His forehead looks large but is probably due to the high camera angle. He may be a 6.1.75 or 6'2 there so yeah, i can see him measure 6'2.5.

He was probably being truthful when he said 6'2 frame.
Editor Rob
he was pretty friendly that day from what I seen, far from Biff-like.

he still seemed around 6ft 2 that day.
Christian-6'5 3/8 said on 6/Nov/17
Looks 187-188cm
Andrea said on 6/Nov/17
Considering that he seems to have a pretty big head and an eyelevel which looks a comfortable 5 inches range, he does look a genuine 6'2 here!
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 6/Nov/17
Looks a decent 6ft2 w/h Rob.
Slim 184 said on 6/Nov/17
190/6’3” when he was young.
189/ 6’2.5” today.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 7/Aug/17
He still looks at least 6ft2 today quite possibly around this...
Shredder said on 7/Aug/17
Rob , he really looked this tall?
Editor Rob
he is still quite a tall guy!
Bazza said on 31/May/17
I always thought this guy was 6'4 range from the BTTF movies but also thought Michael J Fox was more 5'6/ 5'7' than 5'4 so makes sense as he is around a lot of actors well under 6 feet tall so gives the illusion of being a lot bigger. Still tall mind.
Shredder said on 9/Jan/17
Saw a pic with a friend of mine that is close to 6'1 , he is still the listed height
kevin mask said on 7/Jun/16
@Rampage(-_-_-)Clover, well it's not hard to look gigantic in front of Michael J. Fox
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 9/Apr/16
I think he could have been near it in the 80's. He played a bully in the BTTF films, so they might've did some work to make him look towering.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 7/Apr/16
Rob, how likely is 6ft3 peak?
Editor Rob
I think he could pull it off at times, but having watched those movies again, I am happy enough the current mark.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 28/Jan/16
They made him look gigantic in Back To The Future. I was surprised to see 6ft2 range here for him.
I imagined he was 6ft4+ dude.
Judd ISR said on 18/Aug/15
Between 6'2-6'2.5", IMO!
Nothing under 6'2"!
FD said on 10/Aug/15
Looked 6'1 in BTTF
Alec67 said on 2/Jul/15
6'2" in the BTTF movies
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 10/Mar/15
Rob, is 6ft2 flat possible since he claimed it or do you think he's downplaying it slightly?
Editor Rob
I think 6ft 2-2.5 is more probable than 6ft 2.5-3 range.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 10/Mar/15
Rob, is 6ft2 flat possible since he claimed it or do you think he's downplaying it slightly?
the shredder said on 27/Jun/14
Rob ,he was at least a foot taller than Lea Thompson in Back to the future , both in low cut shoes.
MrCrusher said on 31/Mar/13
Biff Tannen from the Back to the Future Trilogy

Listed as 6'3" on I MB D.

Could never really get a feel for his height due to the comparatively "shortish" cast and camera angles designed to make him look massively taller than Fox.

He looks like a pretty big guy, I always thought around the 6'2" mark.
D-boy said on 4/Dec/12
He was 6ft1 at his peak 6foot
Dave said on 27/Aug/11
Are we sure about this guys height. Check an early role in the Knight Rider episode " A Knight in Shining Armor". David Hasselhoff (6'4) has at least 5-6 inches on the guy. I mean he really towers over TFW. If he's really 6'3 then Hoff must be about 6'8.
The greatest person alive in the world today said on 2/Aug/11
He looked perty tall/big in the back to the future trilogy. 6'2" seems right on
Dido said on 18/Jul/11
6 foot 4 in back to the future and 6 foot 2 now
Newbombturk said on 30/Dec/10
He describes himself as 6'3 in his stand up.
Rikashiku said on 11/Dec/10
6'2" sounds right. He could have been taller. Big dude. Easily a head taller than MJF
Big King said on 21/Apr/09
Well, I remember one website had him at 6'4" but there is no doubt that he could hit that height because he looked huge in Back to the Future. But I would describe him as a strong 6'3" guy. Maybe he could hit 6'3.5".
Anonymous said on 27/Mar/09
I would say 6'2.25, he had at least a head over Michael J Fox in Back To The Future.
Big King said on 11/Sep/08
On a website, Wilson is written as 6'4" but I really don't think that he's over 6'3".
k mart said on 24/May/08
id say 6ft 2.5 to 6ft 2 3/4 now. but 6ft 3 in his prime. but either way its still fair to round to 6ft 3in
the shredder said on 1/Sep/07
He use to get listed as 6'3 . I think 6'2 is more around the mark .

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